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Description:

This document examines the mysterious force of electricity. The reading will focus on the physical properties of electricity and discuss topics such as (1) The Atom of Carbon, (2) Static electricity, (3) Magnets are special, (4) Magnetic fields can produce electricity, (5) Batteries produce electricity, (6) Electricity travels in circuits, (7) Secondary energy source, (8) Making electricity, (9) Moving electricity from power plants to homes, (10) Fuels that make electricity, (11) Fossil fuel power plants, (12) Nuclear power plants, (13) Hydropower plants, (14) What's a Watt, and (15) Cost of electricity. The document also depicts illustrations of a bar magnet, turbine generator, transporting electricity, U.S. electricity production, peak demand, and energy efficiency. This resource is structured as an informational booklet to supplement your energy activities or to generate discussion questions. Copyright 2005 International Technology Education Association

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
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  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
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  • Grade 12

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Grade 6,NSDL,Electricity,Energy transfer,Subatomic particles,Electron configuration,Kinetic energy,Social Sciences,Resources,Core concepts,Elements,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Atoms,Nature of Technology,Services,Grade 8,Electromagnetism,Informal Education,Processes,Middle School,Structure of matter,Circuits,Science,Relationships among technologies,Science and technology,Chemistry,Physics,Energy as power,Education,Energy,Grade 7,Engineering,The Designed World,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Physical science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184039361T,Technology,Issues,Systems

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English

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